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Safe Sport Frequently Asked Questions

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 6, 2018, 4:33 PM EST

Safe Sport What is the U.S. Center for SafeSport, what is their jurisdiction and how is the Center empowered? The U.S. Center for SafeSport launched in March 2017 as an independent entity charged with (i) providing education and outreach about athlete abuse; and (ii) investigating and resolving reports of sexual misconduct. Their jurisdiction is exclusive as it relates to allegations of sexual misconduct and it retains discretionary jurisdiction over non-sexual misconduct allegations, i.e....

Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Competes on Home Soil for FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ USA Title

by Kathleen Landwehr, US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 6, 2018, 4:26 PM EST

The Plains, Va. – The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team will contest their second Nations Cup of 2018, the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ USA at the Brook Ledge Great Meadow International presented by Adequan®. Chef d’Equipe Erik Duvander will lead Buck Davidson, Phillip Dutton, Sydney Elliott, and Caroline Martin in the competition from July 6-8. The team is a mix of veterans and rising stars with hopes of gaining valuable experience under Duvander’s guidance and with home...

U.S. Center for SafeSport Updates Safe Sport Sanctions List

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The U.S. Center for SafeSport has notified US Equestrian of an update to the Safe Sport Sanctions List following their issuance of a temporary suspension to Mitchell Steege based on allegations of misconduct. The temporary suspension of Steege prohibits him from participating, in any capacity, in any activity or competition authorized by, organized by, or under the auspices of the United States Olympic Committee, the national governing bodies recognized by the United...

Update to Safe Sport Sanctions List

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 3, 2018, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian updated its Safe Sport Sanctions List yesterday following the U.S. Center for SafeSport’s issuance of a permanent ban against Winsford Taylor for criminal disposition and a temporary suspension to David “Larry” Glefke based on allegations of misconduct. The ban of Taylor and temporary suspension of Glefke prohibit both individuals from participating, in any capacity, in any activity or competition authorized by, organized by, or under the...

U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup Team Set to Compete for 2018 Saddle Seat World Cup Titles

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 2, 2018, 4:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – The saddle seat world is abuzz with excitement in anticipation of the 2018 Saddle Seat World Cup. Hosted at the Kentucky Horse Park from July 4-6, four teams from North America and Africa have arrived in Lexington, Ky. to represent their countries at this international saddle seat competition. The 2018 U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup Team is set to compete on home turf against the Canadian, Namibian, and South African teams. Jaco Jonker (South Africa), Lewis McKim (Canada),...

US Equestrian Nominates Mattie Hatcher for Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 2, 2018, 2:50 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the nomination of show jumping athlete Mattie Hatcher to represent the United States at the Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, to be held October 6-18, pending final approval from the United States Olympic Committee. Mattie Hatcher (Rebecca Berry) As one of the two highest placing nations in the Individual Final at the 2017 North American Junior Championship, the United States earned qualification of one show jumping athlete to the...

Update to Safe Sport Sanctions List

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 30, 2018, 11:30 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian updated its Safe Sport Sanctions List yesterday following the issuance of a temporary suspension to Andrew Temkin. The U.S. Center for SafeSport issued the temporary suspension based on allegations of misconduct. The temporary suspension prohibits Temkin from participating, in any capacity, in any activity or competition authorized by, organized by, or under the auspices of the United States Olympic Committee, the national governing bodies recognized by the...

US Equestrian Names The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ Germany

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 29, 2018, 12:05 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has named four athlete-and-horse combinations for the FEI Dressage Nations Cup Germany and four combinations for the CDI4* at the World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen, July 17-22, 2018. The Nations Cup CDIO5* and CDI4* will serve as a designated observation event for determining the 2018 The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018, which will take place Sept. 11-23 in Mill Spring, N.C. An additional...

US Equestrian Announces Land Rover U.S. Eventing Teams for FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ USA, CICO3* Aachen

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 27, 2018, 8:14 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the combinations that will compete on the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ USA at the Brook Ledge Great Meadow International presented by Adequan® and the FEI Eventing Nations Cup CICO3* Aachen. The FEI Eventing Nations Cup USA takes place Friday, July 6, through Sunday, July 8, at Great Meadow in The Plains, Va., and FEI Eventing Nations Cup CICO3* Aachen takes place Thursday, July 19, through Saturday,...

US Equestrian Names Land Rover U.S. Eventing Squad for FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 26, 2018, 6:30 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced five athlete-and-horse combinations for the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Squad for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018, which takes place Sept. 11-23 in Mill Spring, N.C. Following the 2017-2018 Selection Trials period, the combinations for the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Squad were recommended to the US Equestrian Board of Directors for consideration to be named to the Nominated Entry List. The following combinations have been named to...